Watchic Lake Association

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Is Your Raft Floating Around the Lake?

Property owners around the lake have noticed a raft that has been floating freely about the lake over the past few months. Its currently in the vicinity of Blueberry Island.  It’s a nice looking raft… photo included. If you are the owner, we suggest you pick it up. Or, if y ...

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2019 Water Quality Monitoring Update

WLA volunteers, as part of the our water quality monitoring program, have reinstalled our red buoy system on the south end of the lake, about mid-way between Watchic Road 5 and East Eleanor Ave (the deepest part of the lake at ~40 feet or 12.5 m). Please use caution when boating ...

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2018 Water Quality Report Available

We have completed our 2018 water quality report for Watchic Lake and its tributaries. This report also includes a summary of water quality over the past three years. In summary, the report states that while water quality is good today, nutrients entering the lake continue to pose ...

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Loons on the Hunt

Thanks to Patty Taylor we have some wonderful pictures of some Watchic Lake Loons. The picture show here was taken this fall, and shows a young loon swallowing a good sized fish. Loons, who are visual hunters, require clear water to catch their prey and keep coming back to the la ...

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Watchic Lake Volunteer on Lake Stewardship

At Watchic Lake, we are lucky to have two long term volunteer lake monitors (Eileen and David Burnell) with over 20 years’ experience reporting on water quality in our lake. This year the Lake Stewards of Maine (formerly Maine VLMP) asked monitors to write about what it means to ...

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Ten Loons Spotted on the Lake

One of our members was recently surprised to see a large group of loons on the lake – he counted 10 and photographed nine of them. Generally we have four loons on the lake (2 nesting pairs), with an occasional visiting loon. We do have two loon chicks this year as well. Our guess ...

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Loon Found Dead on the Lake

Sadly, one of the Middle Island loons was recently found dead on the lake. The loon was found on Sunday May 20th at about 11:00 am in the vicinity of 121 Hi Vu Drive. Based on its injuries it was likely struck by a propeller on or around May 20th . The Maine Warden service was co ...

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Announcements

Hannaford Helps the WLA – Again!

The Watchic Lake Association has been selected again to be a part of the Hannaford Helps Reusable Ba...

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Reminder Fall 2019 Dam Opening – Columbus Day

Its that time of year again… the dam gate will be opened on about Columbus Day, Monday October 14, 2...

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